24 days in Ireland Itinerary

24 days in Ireland Itinerary

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Dublin
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kilkenny
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Killarney
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Dingle
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Limerick
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Liscannor
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Galway
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Westport
— 2 nights
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Dublin — 5 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary maker site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Dublin is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Riyadh to Dublin. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in July, with highs in Dublin at 23°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Kilkenny.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:

Kilkenny — 3 nights

The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Get out of town with these interesting Kilkenny side-trips: Tintern Abbey (in Wexford), Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience (in New Ross) and Hook Lighthouse (in Fethard On Sea). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Kilkenny Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rothe House and Garden, explore the historical opulence of Cahir Castle, and make a trip to Rock of Cashel.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kilkenny online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dublin to Kilkenny takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Dublin in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kilkenny, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Killarney.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

Killarney — 2 nights

Continuously inhabited since the Neolithic period, Killarney draws visitors with its picturesque natural scenery, fine restaurants, and traditional pubs.
On the 27th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Killarney National Park. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Ross Castle, then take in the dramatic scenery at Torc Waterfall, then admire the natural beauty at Muckross House, and finally contemplate the long history of Muckross Abbey.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Killarney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kilkenny to Killarney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Killarney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dingle.
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Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Dingle — 3 nights

Located on Ireland's western coastline, Dingle sits between scenic mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
Spend the 29th (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along Slea Head Drive. There's still lots to do: cruise along Dingle Peninsula, sample the fine beverages at Dingle Distillery, enjoy the sand and surf at Inch Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dingle online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Killarney to Dingle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Dingle, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Limerick.
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Side Trips

Limerick — 2 nights

Founded by Vikings over a thousand years ago, Limerick sits at the head of the Shannon River's broadening estuary.
On the 1st (Mon), contemplate the long history of Grange Stone Circle Lough Gur, then admire the natural beauty at Terranova Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of King John's Castle, then experience the excitement of Castlefergus Equestrian, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Quin Abbey.

For more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Limerick travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dingle to Limerick in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Liscannor.
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Liscannor — 3 nights

Liscannor is a coastal village in County Clare, Ireland.GeographyLying on the west coast of Ireland, on Liscannor Bay, the village is located on the R478 road between Lahinch, to the east, and Doolin, to the north. Change things up with these side-trips from Liscannor: Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). Spend the 4th (Thu) among the memorable landscape of The Burren. There's much more to do: stroll through Cliffs of Moher, hike along Burren way, experience rural life at Moher Hill Open Farm and Leisure Park, and kick back and relax at Lahinch Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Liscannor road trip app.

You can drive from Limerick to Liscannor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Liscannor are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Galway.
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Galway — 2 nights

A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Connemara National Park & Visitor Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Eyre Square, then make a trip to Quay Street, then get to know the fascinating history of Salthill Promenade, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galway Cathedral.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Galway tour builder site.

Drive from Liscannor to Galway in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Westport.
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Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Westport — 2 nights

Renowned for its Georgian architecture, Westport sits in the shadows of Croagh Patrick, considered the holiest mountain in Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Westport House, and then steep yourself in history at The Pirate Adventure Park at Westport House. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at The Great Western Greenway, then cruise along Atlantic Drive, and then ride a horse along Carrowholly Stables & Trekking Centre.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Westport trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Galway to Westport in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Westport are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Ireland travel guide

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Emerald Isle
Gentle green hills, Guinness, leprechauns, and friendly folks characterize this small isle of a country. From the busy big city of Dublin to cozy countryside, the emerald isle harbors a varied natural landscape and is steeped in tradition. Visitors can immerse themselves in the native Irish language by visiting a Gaeltacht, or Irish-speaking region of the country, where traditional culture thrives. The Irish are known for being open and welcoming: from the moment you land to the moment you leave, you'll be greeted with "cead mile failte"--a hundred thousand welcomes.
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